Local NJ Bike/Ped News for March 15, 2012 – April 1, 2012

Nearly $80M Award to Improve Roads throughout N.J.

Press of The Star-Ledger • March 24, 2012

As DOT Prepares Plan, Push for Roundabouts in Smithtown

Times of Smithtown • March 29, 2012

Fayson Lakes Road Signage to be Purchased with State Grant

Tri-Boro Patch • March 28, 2012

Bicyclists Airlifted After Kinnelon Crash

Suburban Trends • March 19, 2012

North Bergen Hit-and-Run Throws Man 100 Feet in the Air, Leaving Him in Critical Condition

The Jersey Journal • March 26, 2012

Gridlock Sam’s Tolls Would Hit Everyone – Including Cyclists

NorthJersey.com • March 10, 2012

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Regional Responses to Most Dangerous Roads for Walking Report
Mobilizing the Region • March 14, 2012

County Road Improvement Projects Underway in Wildwood
Cape May County Herald • March 17, 2012

South Park Street Work Set to Start Next Monday
The Montclair Times • March 19, 2012

Good First Steps to Make Black Horse Pike Safer
Mobilizing the Region • March 20, 2012

Making Penn More Pedestrian Friendly
Newark Patch • March 21, 2012

Wanted: Ideas to Improve Train Station Access
Madison Patch • March 21, 2012

Basie to Get “Red Carpet” Street Crossing
RedBankGreen.com • March 21, 2012

JORBA Maintains Mercer County Park Trails
West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance • March 21, 2012

Worldwide Bicycle Tour Keeps Rolling
The Record • March 22, 2012

ADA Compliant Ramps Being Added to Short Hills Station
The Item of Millburn and Short Hills • March 22, 2012

State Transportation Department Awards $175K to Redo Collyer Lane
Basking Ridge Patch • March 22, 2012

DOT Awards Kings Road Grant to Borough
Chatham Patch • March 22, 2012

Police Will Bike to Raise Funds for Fallen Officers
Enfield Patch • March 23, 2012

Aberdeen Appoints Contractor for Rt. 34 Sidewalk Project
Matawan-Aberdeen Patch • March 23, 2012

Poll: What Do You Think About Complete Streets in the Borough?
Freehold Patch • March 23, 2012

New Jersey DOT Awards $78.6 Million for Transportation, Safety Projects
Betterroads.com • March 23, 2012

Morris County Municipalities Approved for $4.7 Million in Grants from NJ Dept. of Transportation
Warren Reporter • March 23, 2012

NJDOT Local Aid Grants Include Street Improvements in Eight Cumberland County Municipalities
The News of Cumberland County • March 23, 2012

Warren County Receives over $1.2 Million in Local Aid from New Jersey
Warren Reporter • March 24, 2012

New Jersey Gives Area Towns Nearly $8 Million for Road Projects
Press of Atlantic City • March 24, 2012

The Special Connection: Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp
Baristanet.com • March 26, 2012

Christie Administration Awards $6.7 Million in Local Aid Funding to Essex County Towns
The Progress • March 27, 2012

Benches Added Outside of Hoboken PATH Station
The Jersey Journal • March 27, 2012

Morristown Getting $270K in State Aid
Morristown Patch • March 27, 2012

Safe Routes in Ocean Township Subject of Meeting
Asbury Park Press • March 27, 2012

Matawan Receives Municipal Aid for Road Reconstruction
Matawan-Aberdeen Patch • March 28, 2012

State to Perform Study on Bike Path
South Bergenite • March 29, 2012

Grant Awarded for Safety Improvements on Broadway
Community News (Fair Lawn Edition) • March 29, 2012

Raritan Valley Rail Coalition in Somerville to Hear State Plan to Keep Pedestrians Safe near Railways
The Messenger-Gazette • March 29, 2012

Yellowbank Road Sidewalk Repairs Under Way as Part of Repaving Project
Toms River Patch • March 30, 2012

Essex County Executive Announces Improvements to Belleville Avenue Intersections with JFK Drive and Spruce Street
Independent Press • March 30, 2012

Crash Report

Bicyclists Airlifted After Kinnelon Crash
Suburban Trends • March 19, 2012

North Bergen Hit-and-Run Throws Man 100 Feet in the Air, Leaving Him in Critical Condition
The Jersey Journal • March 26, 2012

A Sobering St. Patrick’s Day Reminder about Drunk Driving
NewJerseyNewsroom.com • March 15, 2012

2 Pedestrians Killed in NJ Hit-and-Run Accident
The Associated Press • March 17, 2012

Elderly Man Struck in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
Moorestown Patch • March 17, 2012

Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Car in Camden County
CBS • March 18, 2012

Pedestrian Hit on Bloomfield’s Broad Street
Bloomfield Life • March 20, 2012

Dover Woods Resident Killed After Being Struck by Car While Crossing Route 9 in Tom’s River
TomsRiverNJonline.com • March 20, 2012

Man Fatally Struck by train in Asbury Park
The Star-Ledger • March 20, 2012

4 Lakewood Residents Hurt on Route 9
Asbury Park Press • March 23, 2012

5-Year-Old Struck, Killed by Car in Burlington Co.
ABC Action News • March 23, 2012

Man Killed in Paterson after Being Struck by 2 Trains
NJ.com • March 24, 2012

Opinion

Gridlock Sam’s Tolls Would Hit Everyone – Including Cyclists
Gothamist.com • March 24, 2012

Belleville Editorial: The Road Isn’t Always as Safe as We’d Like
New Jersey Herald • March 15, 2012

What the Senate Transportation Bill Would Mean for Policy
Mobilizing the Region • March 16, 2012

N.J. Pedestrian Safety Law May be Most Ignored Legal Measure of All Time
NewJerseyNewsroom.com • March 19, 2012

U.S. Senator Menendez Calls on Congress to “Finish the Job” of Protecting Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Threatened by Cuts
NJ.com • March 21, 2012

Tri-State, National Officials Urge Better House Transportation Bill
Mobilizing the Region • March 22, 2012

The Case of the $400 Million Bike Lane
Reuters • March 26, 2012

Q&A With ‘Gridlock Sam’ Schwartz: Why we need Cyclist/Pedestrian-Only Bridges
Metro Focus • March 27, 2012

What are the 25 Best Cities for Walking?
Prevention • April 1, 2012

NationalRide on Washington Lends its Support to Summit; Spandex and All
BikePortland.org • March 20, 2012

Car Maker Hits Pedals for Bikes
The Baltimore Sun • March 20, 2012

New WHO Tool Calculates Health Savings of Bike/Ped Infrastructure
Streetsblog.org • March 23, 2012

Frank Lautenberg Votes in Favor of Transportation Jobs Bill
The State Column • March 27, 2012

Bike/Ped Videos

Cyclocross Magazine • March 19, 2012

From Minnesota to Mississippi, America Tells Congress to Preserve Bike-Ped Funding from Streetfilms on Vimeo.
Streetsblog • March 27, 2012

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